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Flying Doctors help bridge the urban-rural healthcare divide in Malaysia
 

Flying Doctors help bridge the urban-rural healthcare divide in Malaysia

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While 90% of Malaysians live within close vicinity of a clinic, the remaining 10% live in remote areas and face problems of healthcare availability and accessibility.
 
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28 Oct 2016 - General
 
East Malaysia “Sarawak and Sabah” are very large states. They are larger than the Malaysian peninsula with it all states combined!! A lot of people still live in settlements scattered over a wide area across the state and within the jungles. They remain in need of the government’s attention for better amenities and welfare. During disease outbreak in the state, the Flying Doctor Service helicopters are also used for quick transportation of field investigation and control medical and health team...
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